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US Navy insists destroyer was on ‘routine’ mission after Russia summons military attache over Sea ...

Russia Today 16 Oct 2021
The US Navy also denied wrongdoing, saying the destroyer was on a “freedom of navigation operation” to challenge “Russia's excessive maritime claims.” ... US Navy defends vessel entering Russian waters by blasting Moscow’s ‘EXCESSIVE maritime claims'.
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US warship intercepted by Russian Navy while trying to sail into country’s territorial waters, Moscow ...

Russia Today 15 Oct 2021
Russian sailors were scrambled to head off the American missile destroyer USS Chaffee as it set course to violate their country’s maritime borders in waters closed off for military exercises, Moscow’s Ministry of Defense has said ... US Navy defends vessel entering Russian waters by blasting Moscow’s ‘EXCESSIVE maritime claims'.
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Russian video shows a close encounter between US and Russian warships in the Pacific

Business Insider 15 Oct 2021
The incident occurred in the Sea of Japan, where the US has challenged Russian maritime claims before ... McCain conducted a freedom-of-navigation operation near Peter the Great Bay in a challenge to what the US deems excessive Russian maritime claims.
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UN Court Decision a Fresh Test for Kenya-Somalia Ties

MENA FN 15 Oct 2021
(MENAFN - SomTribune) The International Court of Justice on 12 October handed down a decision mostly upholding Somalia's claims in a long-running maritime border dispute with Kenya. In this Q & A, ... .
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Russian Defense Ministry summons US military attache over Sea of Japan incident

Russia Today 15 Oct 2021
Also on rt.com US warship intercepted by Russian Navy while trying to sail into country’s territorial waters, Moscow says amid drills with China ... The US Navy claimed at the time that the McCain was conducting a “freedom of navigation” operation to challenge Russia’s “excessive maritime claims.” ... .
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Could China beat Taiwan in war, or will it be humbled?

The Jerusalem Post 15 Oct 2021
Yes, China has some reason to feel provoked ... (credit. ANN WANG/REUTERS). Beijing is wrestling with six odd neighbors over maritime rights in the South China Sea, even though its claim for “historic rights” over much of that vastness has been dismissed in 2016 by an international arbitration panel in The Hague ... That’s probably right ... .
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Kenya rejects UN court judgment giving Somalia control of resource-rich waters

The Guardian 14 Oct 2021
According to the new maritime border, Somalia has gained several offshore oil exploration blocks previously claimed by Kenya ....
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China’s Economic Blunder Over Taiwan

The Maritime Executive 14 Oct 2021
China and the U.S ... The South China Sea is already on high alert as China annexes islands in the Spratly Archipelago, demands historical rights to Japan's Senkaku Islands, and still claims its maritime Nine-Dash Line through the Gulf of Tonkin and the South China Sea, which was denied by the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague ... Consequences.
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UN court sides with Somalia in maritime border row with Kenya

Ghana Web 13 Oct 2021
The International Court of Justice (ICJ) rejected Kenya’s claim that there was an existing agreed maritime boundary between it and Somalia and instead drew a line that split the disputed area into two ... north of the equidistance line claimed by Somalia as the maritime boundary.
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ICJ rules in favour of Somalia in Kenya row

Dawn 13 Oct 2021
The International Court of Justice ruled there was “no agreed maritime boundary” and drew a new border close to the one claimed by Somalia, although Kenya kept a part of the 100,000 square-kilometre area, chief judge Joan Donoghue said ... The court in the end drew a line passing closer to the boundary claimed by Somalia.
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International Court of Justice's border ruling zero-sum - Kenya's president

Ghana Web 13 Oct 2021
The ICJ on Tuesday ruled that Kenya and Somalia had not agreed on a maritime boundary but decided to agree to a portion of demands by Somalia, including halving its territorial claims in the disputed waters of the Indian Ocean. The Court directed that the new maritime boundary ...
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ICJ Rejects Kenya’s Claim in Border Dispute With Somalia

Kayhan 13 Oct 2021
NAIROBI (Reuters) - The International Court of Justice rejected Kenya’s territorial claims in a maritime border dispute with Somalia, in a ruling that may inflame tensions between the nations eyeing the area’s oil and gas reserves.
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UN hands Somalia a win over Kenya

Taipei Times 13 Oct 2021
Judges unanimously ruled that there was “no agreed maritime boundary” in force and drew a new border close to the one claimed by Somalia ... At the heart of the Somalia-Kenya dispute was the direction that their joint maritime boundary should extend from where their land frontiers meet on the coast.
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Somalia comes out on top in sea border row with Kenya

Urdu Point 13 Oct 2021
Judges unanimously ruled there was "no agreed maritime boundary" in force and drew a new border close to the one claimed by Somalia ... At the heart of the Somalia-Kenya dispute was the direction that their joint maritime boundary should take from the point where their land frontiers meet on the coast ... ....
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ICJ Ruling - Kenya Did Not Interfere With Somalia's Sovereignty

All Africa 13 Oct 2021
The International Court of Justice (ICJ) has dismissed a claim made by Somalia that Kenya violated its international obligations by exploring minerals at a disputed maritime area in the Indian Ocean ....
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